Plant Care Black Bat Flower

Black Bat Flower

Also known as

Tacca chantieri

Taxonomy

Tacca chantrieri
Tacca
Dioscoreaceae
Dioscoreales

How to care for Black Bat Flower

Water

How often to water your Black Bat Flower

Water needs for Black Bat Flower
0.5 cups
every 7

Black Bat Flower needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Black Bat Flower

Water 0.5 cups every
7

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Black Bat Flower in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Black Bat Flower: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Black Bat Flower love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Black Bat Flower does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Black Bat Flower in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Black Bat Flower

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Black Bat Flower: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Black Bat Flower after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Black Bat Flower

Black Bat Flower

Black Bat Flower


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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